Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166


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Hybrid Learning

School Reopening Schedule

Families choose whether to opt for in-person instruction or continue in distance learning.

Elementary and Special Education Hybrid learning

  • November 2020: Students K-12 served in Integrated Learning Center (ILC) and Community Based Services (CBS)
  • March 11, 2021: Pre-K, Kindergarten, grade 1, and students K-12 in our Intensive Academic Center (IAC) 
  • March 22, 2021: Grades 2 and 3
  • April 1, 2021: Grades 4 and 5

Middle and High School hybrid learning

  • April 19, 2021: All middle and high school grades will begin hybrid learning for those who choose it.

In the secondary hybrid model, students will attend school in person two days per week, rotating through classes in a three-period day. They will learn from home on the three days of the week they are not at school. For more details, please go to Secondary Instructional Model.

Families will receive a commitment form to choose whether their students will return in person or stay fully remote. The deadline to respond is March 25.

To learn more about the hybrid option, join a family information session on Monday, March 22 at 9:00 a.m. or 5:00 p.m.


Public health guidance on returning to schools

Our primary guidance is the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Decision Tree for schools. (This information presented below in an ADA-accessible format.) Key data points are:

  • Number of of positive cases/100,000 residents/14 days
  • Test positivity rate
  • Trend in cases or hospitalization rates

Highline’s current status is found here and updated at least weekly. 

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